Ongoing Public Programs March 12 – May 8


Weekly docent-led tours of The Hub (former Sports Authority, located at 333 Ward Ave)
Thursdays, 5:30-6:15 PM
Saturdays, 1:30-2:15 PM

Monthly docent-led tour of Foster Botanical Garden on Saturdays from 11-11:45 AM:
March 18
April 15
May 6

Monthly docent-led lunchtime tour of Honolulu Hale on Tuesdays from 12:-12:30 PM
March 28
April 11

Tours are open to the public and no pre-registration is required for individuals and small groups. For large groups (10+) and school tour bookings, please email to book; please book at least one week in advance.

Special Focus Tours:
Through a partnership with The Center for Pacific Islands Studies, School of Pacific & Asian Studies at University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa, special, guided tours focused on artists of the Pacific will be given. For more information on specific dates, email

Keiki Workshops in Partnership with Art Explorium
To register and for more information, please visit:

Workshop: Ceramic Succulent Planters
Date/Time: Saturday, April 22, 1:30-3 PM
Instructor: Garid Chapman
Location: Foster Botanical Garden

Workshop: Animal Art and Technology inspired by teamLab
Date/Time: Sunday, April 23, 2:30-4:00 pm
Instructor(s): Elemental Minds
Location: Art Explorium

Workshop: Fantasy Night Skies at Bishop Museum
Date/Time: Sunday, May 7, 2:30-4:00 pm
Instructor: Ualani Davis
Location: Bishop Museum

(Workshop information is subject to change.)

Art Talk Tuesdays at The Hub
Featuring artists, curators, cultural producers, community organizers, film makers, farmers, writers, publishers, academics, scientists, musicians and out-of-town guests ruminating on themes and ideas related to Honolulu Biennial 2017.

Time: 5:30-6:30 PM
Cost: free and open to the public, but seating is limited, so registration is required, click the links below to RSVP:

March 14: Lynne Yamamoto
March 21: Indigenous Futures | Still Here (A dialogue between artists Sean Connelly and Solomon Enos)
March 28: Titas Talk, Embodying the Arts | In conversation with Misty Kela'i, Executive Director for Mayor's Office of Culture & the Arts moderatored by Isabella Hughes, Co-Founder of HBF
April 4: TBA
April 11: TBA
April 18: World Premiere Film Screening & Talk - Let the Mountain Speak | Vilsoni Hereniko & Manu Meyer talk story.  This new film is written and directed by Vilsoni Hereniko, produced by Jeannette Hereniko, shot by Paul Atkins, edited by Shirley Thompson, and features the voice of Leo Anderson Akana, one of Hawaii's best known actresses.
April 25: Poetry Reading | Bamboo Ridge, anthology of writers, 10 to read their work: poetry, prose and commentary as their subjects ORnew look at the Kahahawai/Massey case which was a marker in the negative past of Hawaii's colonial history.
May 2: TBA

March Public Events


Roundtable on Art and Critical Geographies in Hawaiʻi

Time: 12 PM

Location: John Young Museum of Art, Department of Art + Art History, University of Hawaiʻi at Manoa.


(un)Commons: "Dying to Live.”

Through teaching, participation, music, and rituals we will explore creativity, solidarity, beginning again, and the ability to keep going as creatives.

Time: 6:00PM
Location: The HUB
Cost: free


April Public Events


April 15

Biennial Talks: Jens Hoffman on Biennial Making and Community, Co-presented with Nella Media Group and Arts at Marks Garage

Time: 2:30-3:30 P
Location: Arts at Marks
Cost: free, suggested donation $5 and space is limited so register here

Artist/Life: Intersecting Identities in the Art World

How do we manage intersecting identities? discuss making art, making money, and managing the time to do it all. We will also try to find those precious moments - when all of our practices seem to converge. Activities will span mind-mapping, mantra-writing, and small group discussions.This workshop is intended for any artist with questions about maintaining multiple practices and sustaining a fully realized artist/life.

Time :  4:30 - 6:30PM
Location: Arts at Marks
Cost: free

April 21

Artist and Curator Walk + Talk
Featuring: Kaili Chun and Charlton Kupa’a Hee in conversation with Ngahiraka Mason on a tour of Honolulu Biennial artworks at Bishop Museum

Location: Bishop Museum
Time: 5:30 -7 PM
Cost: free, but registration is required and space is limited: RSVP HERE

April 22

"Earth Day at the Capitol After Party @ ARTS at Marks
$10 Suggested donation based entry at the door
Building Voices, Artists for Social Justice, Sustainable Coastlines HI
Music - Soul Time DJ - vinyl, art exhibit opening, cash bar, talks, performance"

Time: 6:00 - 9:00 PM
Location: Arts at Marks
Cost: $10

April 23

State of the Arts, a Conversation on Hawaiʻi’s Art Scene
Panelists include Jasper Wong (POW! WOW! Hawaii),  Josh Tengan (CONTACT), Katherine Ann Leilani Tuider (Honolulu Biennial Foundation). Moderated by
Healoha Johnston (Honolulu Museum of Art).
Location: Honolulu Museum of Art Doris Duke Theatre
Time: 4 PM
Cost: Free, but registration is required as space is limited:


May Public Events
Closing events, performances, symposia and party
Please check back for more information.

Interested in Suggesting Public Programs?

The Hub is a space for the creative community. From March 13 - May 8, 2017, if you have an idea for a public program that you’d like to present during normal operating hours, we welcome you reaching out with a proposal. Kindly note, a limited number of spots are available and not all programs will be accepted. Please email Lala Nuss: to submit your proposal.